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Prarthan B. Desai
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Prarthan B. Desai
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Adjunct faculty in Business Policy and Strategy

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  • Fellow (2009), IIM Bangalore
  • MBA(2000), Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology, Nadiad, Gujarat

Experience
  • September 2011 - August 2013-Assistant Professor on Contract Strategic Management Group Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata, INDIA
  • September 2009 – August 2011-Full Time Visiting Assistant Professor Strategic Management Group ,Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata, INDIA
  • December 2013 - March 2014: Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (Business Policy and Strategy group)
  • November - December, 2013: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (Strategic Management group) for teaching a course titled "Vision to Execution" in the PGPEX-VLM Programme
  • September 2013 - Present: Vice President, Infinity Consultants Limited, Vadodara, Gujarat, INDIA.
  • September 2001 - May 2002: Consultant, Infinity Consultants Limited, Vadodara, Gujarat, INDIA.
  • March 2000 - August 2001: Associate Consultant, TAO Systems Consultants Pvt. Ltd, Gujarat, INDIA.
Research interest
  • Relationship between strategy and organizational identity, image, and categorization,Organizational and product innovation, organizational ambidexterity, dynamic capabilities, attribute-based competition, Sensemaking, sensegiving, and social construction in organizations and organizational fields, and their influence on cognitive barriers influencing strategy making, Relationship between institutional change and strategic change
Publication summary

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • "Identification towards clients in employees of outsourcing service providers." IIMB Management Review, 19(3): September 2007, 213-221.

Chapters in Books

  • "Managing dual loyalty of professionals." In R. Padaki, N. M. Agrawal, C. Balaji, & G. Mahapatra (Eds.), Emerging Asia: An HR agenda: 187-200. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Cases

  • (With Biswatosh Saha and Vidyanand Jha) "mJunction services private limited (A): Institutionalizing e-auction of steel", 2012.
  • (With Biswatosh Saha and Vidyanand Jha) "mJunction services private limited (B): Diversifying from e-auction of steel", 2012
Research interest
  • Received a gold medal for achieving first rank in Master of Business Administration.